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SUSE: CVE-2020-14381: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/11/2020
Created
10/15/2020
Added
10/13/2020
Modified
02/04/2022

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s futex implementation. This flaw allows a local attacker to corrupt system memory or escalate their privileges when creating a futex on a filesystem that is about to be unmounted. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-azure-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default-extra
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-obs-build

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